A ruthless World Junior 3,000m steeplechase champion Cellphine Chespol tore the field apart to win women's 3,000m steeplechase race during the Commonwealth Games trials on Saturday at Kasarani.
Chespol, who is also the World Cross Country junior bronze medallist, romped home in 9 minutes and 40.6 seconds to win by five seconds.
Chespol, who is also in the senior women's team for Africa Cross Country Championships due March 17 in Algeria, edged out Commonwealth Games 3 000m steeplechase champion Purity Kirui to second place in 9:45.2.
CHERONO IN THE MIX
Fancy Cherono claimed the last slot in the women's team with a time of 9:49.9.
"My focus is to perform well and secure a podium place," said Chespol.